Sanibel is the perfect place for a quaint Florida getaway. This little-known vacation destination perfectly combines comfort and luxury, with attractions for every interest from food to shopping to culture and more. Come experience the gorgeous white sand beaches, indulge in fresh seafood or stroll through nature to spot some of the most beautiful Florida flowers. If you’re looking to truly escape the hustle and bustle of life, Sanibel is the place!
Just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean you have to put your hobbies on hold.
Perhaps you’re looking for something new to get into! Either way, there are plenty of fun classes and workshops that add a unique twist to your itinerary. Best of all, they are all moments away from any of our Sanibel Island Condos.
Sissi Janku Art Studio
Looking to express yourself? Visit the Sissi Janku Art Studio for a fun painting class. Perfect for any age and skill level, these paint classes are wonderful for unwinding and trying your hand at acrylics. All materials are provided, so you just have to bring a willingness to learn and a good attitude! Each session lasts 2 hours and is unique and educational.
Sanibel Island Sea School Day Program
If your kid loves everything about the ocean, consider enrolling them in a day class at the Sanibel Sea School. Your child will get to make incredible memories while exploring the unique marine habitat of Sanibel. Children ages 4 to 6 will love the Sea Squirts classes, where they can search for rocks and look out for dolphins and sea turtles. Older kids from ages 6 to 13 can enjoy the half-day or full-day courses that educate children on the ocean and end with a Certificate of Mastery!
You don’t have to have a child to head to the Sanibel Sea School; they also offer fun adult programs. The Sanibel Sea School Lifers courses are customizable for groups and families, but they all let you explore nature and learn about the history and culture of Sanibel. This is just a handful of what the Sanibel Sea School offers!
The Sanibel Sea School is located at 455 Periwinkle Way.
The Sissi Jenku Art Studio is located at 2173 Periwinkle Way.
For the ideal combination of fun and exercise, try ballroom dancing! Whether you want to learn to dance for a special occasion or just for the fun of it, this pastime is a great way to get your body moving and push yourself out of your comfort zone. David Flory is a competitive ballroom dancer that has won multiple awards for his dance instruction, so you know you’re in good hands. Any and all skill levels are welcome, and you’re sure to have a fun afternoon getting active and tapping into your competitive side!
Island Ballroom is located at 975 Rabbit Road.
Blackwood Tennis at The Dunes
Golf and Tennis Club
The Dunes has been named the best golf course in Lee County, but there’s more than just golf to be found here. Their tennis facility has seven newly resurfaced courts for the highest quality game. There are multiple clinics offered for any age range, so everyone can get in on the action. Kids and adults alike will love coming out to socialize with the locals and brush up on their backhand. You can also schedule private instruction for a more personalized experience.
The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club is located at 949 Sandcastle Road.Between enjoying all the beaches of Sanibel Island and sampling the unforgettable food, try your hand at a new hobby in one of these workshops. Any of them is sure to be a memorable addition to your getaway. When you’re ready to wind down, head back to your vacation home or Sanibel Island rental to enjoy a glass of wine or watch a movie with your family. Contact us today for more information about all of our rental properties!